Dead Hooker in a Trunk

5 kick-ass feminist exploitation films

Article: 5 kick-ass feminist exploitation films

Feminist exploitation movies have a way of turning violence against women on its head, taking the kick-ass female heroine to an extreme, turning women from victims into predators. They make radical ultraviolence a commentary on the treatment of women in society — and reclaim female power, especially when they come from female directors like the Soska sisters, the women behind DEAD HOOKER IN A TRUNK, airing tonight at midnight.

Now Playing on Sundance Channel: Dead hookers and crossword puzzles

Article: Now Playing on Sundance Channel: Dead hookers and crossword puzzles

Spring is in the air. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and it’s the perfect time to stay inside and watch some movies. Trust me, the pollen count is through the roof right now and I know a lot of you don’t have health insurance to cover your Flonase. Do yourself a favor and cuddle up with James Bond playing a badass, Jewish brother; a collection of crossword playing outcasts and misfits; Patton Oswalt as an obsessive sad sack and a low budget horror film directed by, and starring, twins.